Offensive Cyber Ops Liaison

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17
Barksdale A F B, LA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17

Job ID 9952

Minimum Clearance Required



Functional Responsibilities:


    ISYS Technologies is looking for an Offensive Cyber Ops liaison that will formulate cyber warfare and space employment visions. The successful candidate will liaise with agencies and units specializing in all aspects of offensive and defensive space and cyberspace mission planning, execution and training in support of all combatant commanders.





Job Duties:

  • Conduct mission task analysis for non-kinetic and / or cyberspace systems
  • Recommend offensive cyber capabilities (OCO) against specific centers of gravity (COG), High-Value Targets (HVT), and High Payoff Targets (HPT), to create the desired effects and support accomplishment of the commander’s objectives
  • Liaise with GCC cyber ops in target development for offensive cyberspace operations, force application, execution planning and combat assessment using established tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to achieve COCOM and SMAC objectives
  • Evaluate space threats to standoff munitions employment and TTPs for mitigation
  • Provide liaison between geographic COCOMs, DoD units and agencies, other government agencies, and SMAC
  • Conduct offensive/defensive space and cyberspace mission planning and integration in accordance with SMAC processes and USAF/USN/USMC/USA tactics, techniques, and procedures for approximately ten exercises / experiments / studies / tests per year
  • Assist in the development and conduct planning and integration of future standoff munition weapon systems as well as space and cyberspace capabilities to support standoff munition employment
  • Participate in DT&E and OT&E as space and cyberspace mission planning system and application SME
  • Understand collateral effects caused within the cyber domains both upstream and downstream. Research and understand cyber enabled SCADA Attack and simultaneously defend/protect critical infrastructure systems and the potential kinetic effects as a result of offensive Cyber Operations.  Evaluate positive and adverse effects via cyber and brief SMAC J3
  • Know and be able to clearly articulate Joint offensive and defensive Cyber DOD Publications and doctrine. Directly communicate with Cyber Mission Teams and Modeling and Simulation entities to establish measures of effectiveness and measures of performance for cyber effects.  Strat To Task/Cyber Guidance/Current/Future cyber ops into GEF/CP/GEF/OPLANS etc.   





Experience Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science in related field
  • Completion of a formal Cyberspace Warfare operations course or Undergraduate Cyberspace Training (17D/17S, 1B4X1, 14N, 1N4X1A 1N0X1, 1N2X1A/C, 1N5X1, 1N3X1 courses or direct equivalents)
  • At least three years of specialized experience, including expert knowledge of Offensive Space and experience at the tactical/ operational level in Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO), testing, training principles, concepts, directives, practices, tactics, and techniques. Graduate from CNODP or GNEVA fulfills these requirements
  • Experience in Cyberspace operations planning, execution, and participation with an AOC and combatant command exercises or operations. Real world contingency experience is required
  • Department of Defense experience in Cyberspace Warfare operations focused on offensive and defensive Cyberspace Warfare operations
  • Demonstrated familiarity with mitigating threats to cyberspace and space systems and operations, in particular Global Positioning Systems, and DoD mission planning systems. Network warfare concepts, offensive cyber operations, Air Force Networks, Telephony networks, Mobile Networks, Space and Satellite Networks, Integrated Air Defense Networks, Command and Control and Tactical Data Link Networks, Industrial Control Systems, US Laws, Military Codes, International Legal Guidance, Government/Individual Information Assurance, Industry and Service Policies and Procedures, Law Enforcement Agencies, Ethics, Networkthreats and defense, Public Key Infrastructure, Access Security, Ports, Protocols, and Services, NetworkSecurity, Wireless Security, Remote Access security, auditing, logging, and monitoring, organizational security and business continuity
  • Demonstrated proficiency using unclassified Non-Secure Internet Protocol RouterNetwork (NIPRNet) and classified SIPRNet network enterprise environments
  • Demonstrated mastery of combat air force principles, concepts, directives, practices, analytical methods and techniques and seasoned consultative skill sufficient to resolve internal problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods. Typical problems addressed are beyond normal day-to-day route processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for assessment and improvement of DoD space and cyberspace operations
  • Knowledge of overall performance factors for cyberspace platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of the various Command entities involved in overall planning and execution of joint operations and evaluations. Knowledge of training and instructional methods to teach mission planning and mission planning software
  • Ability to plan, organize, and negotiate effectively with senior analysts and management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures
  • Ability to plan, organize and teach cyberspace mission planning and employment practices. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; negotiating complex issues and maintaining good working relationships
  • Demonstrated cyberspace planner proficiency in planning against cyberspace targets



Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical, Engineering, or Computer Information Systems related degreerequired or equivalent related military work experience (United States Air Force [USAF], United States Navy [USN], United States Marine Corp [USMC], or United States Army [USA])
  • Certified Ethical Hacking Certification
  • Certified Cyber Fires Planner
  • Cisco Certified NetworkAssociate Certification
  • 39th IOS Cyber Warfare Operations Course
  • Joint Network Attack Course (JNAC)
  • Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC)
  • Joint Cyber Operations Planners Course (JCOPC)
  • Advanced Cyber Warfare Courses (JACWC/PACWC/NSA E and A courses)
  • EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (Master) Credential
  • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)
  • Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)
  • Targeting Intelligence Formal Training Unit
  • Joint Targeting School
  • Remote Interactive Operator Training
  • Linux Certification
  • Experience at a Joint Intelligence Operations Center
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical, Engineering, or Computer Information Systems related degreerequired or equivalent related military work experience (United States Air Force [USAF], United States Navy [USN], United States Marine Corp [USMC], or United States Army [USA])
  • Experience Planning Cyberspace operations to include information operations and strategic messaging in support of Operations within an AOC via classified systems




  • TS/SCI
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